Solar Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Solar Engineer to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

POSITION SCOPE AND ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACT:

The Solar Senior Engineer will be responsible for overseeing project electrical and mechanical designs for our Utility Scale Solar Panel projects. This position will have the opportunity to grow and support the success of the preconstruction team.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee project electrical designs including single line drawings, DC and AC wiring diagrams, electrical site plans and equipment layouts.
  • Understand all supporting calculations of solar power plant design, including PV string sizing, DC and AC conductor & conduit sizing, and tracker design & powering.
  • Assure that designs are Code-compliant including familiarity with the latest updates to the NEC and NESC.
  • Have a working knowledge of solar design software including PVSyst, ETAP or SKM, and WinIGS or CDEGS.
  • Have experience with conducting site walks.
  • Have experience with distribution substation design review at medium voltages up to 34.5 kV.
  • Meet with customers as required and provide engineering support including responding to RFI's.
  • Have direct and relevant experience with the latest solar and battery storage products including solar modules, inverters, mounting system and BESS's

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of electrical design, materials, and methods of construction in power systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution and transmission systems is a plus.
  • Solar electrical systems background is a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) as it relates to utility scale power plants.
  • Good communications and presentation skills including the ability to organize and present complex technical information effectively in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task multiple projects at once.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in engineering, technical field or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience with either mechanical or electrical engineering in the solar construction industry- Solar experience is required
  • Must have great attitude in working with the team.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.